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California appeal on bankrupt facility’s emissions liability thrown out by court

Published 21:59 on August 15, 2018  /  Last updated at 01:54 on August 16, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California regulator ARB’s attempt to reverse a November court ruling on successor liability under the state’s cap-and-trade programme was rejected by a US District Court judge late last month, who argued the appeal would affect the validity of the natural gas facility’s sale.

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ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE: The market for grassland carbon credits is on the rise. Here’s why.

Published 20:25 on August 15, 2018  /  Last updated at 20:26 on August 15, 2018  /  Americas, Conversations, REDD, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A new study from UC Davis found that “grasslands and rangelands are more resilient carbon sinks than forests in 21st century California.” While forests remain vital to global climate mitigation efforts, the increasing frequency and severity of wildfires has heightened the need to explore additional carbon sinks in fire-prone regions. Grasslands lock carbon into the soil, and they don’t release it during wildfires.

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Government repeal of Ontario ETS, GHG targets delayed until September

Published 19:14 on August 15, 2018  /  Last updated at 00:54 on August 16, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

An Ontario summer legislative session scheduled to repeal the law underpinning the province’s carbon market and GHG targets ended on Tuesday without having achieved its goal, delaying Premier Doug Ford’s anti-carbon pricing agenda.

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Voluntary carbon market activity poised to hit record levels -report

Published 06:58 on August 15, 2018  /  Last updated at 21:03 on August 15, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, EMEA, International, New Market Mechanisms, South & Central, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Activity in the voluntary carbon market in the first quarter put 2018 on pace to meet or exceed last year’s record, as business commitments to reduce carbon emissions kept increasing, according to a report published Wednesday.

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Analysts see mixed signals on WCI auction, trim price forecasts

Published 21:00 on August 14, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:48 on August 14, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Bullish sentiment in recent months could help counteract weaker underlying fundamentals in Tuesday’s WCI auction, while Ontario’s departure from the programme will continue to limit price increases over the next decade, according to analysts.

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RGGI compliance player holdings remain low in Q2 as speculators continue to accumulate -report

Published 20:57 on August 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 02:15 on August 14, 2018  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

The number of RGGI allowances (RGAs) held for compliance purposes remained at historically low levels in Q2, according to a report published Monday.

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California power emissions, fuel consumption keeping pace with 2017

Published 02:59 on August 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 08:14 on August 14, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Power sector emissions and fuel consumption in California moved in opposite directions during recent months, mirroring 2017 levels and potentially cancelling out the overall impact on the state’s cap-and-trade emissions.

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WCI holding limits to shrink on Sep. 14 due to Ontario departure

Published 19:35 on August 10, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:35 on August 10, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Entities participating in the WCI cap-and-trade programme will see their holding limits revised downward next month to account for Ontario leaving the linked carbon market.

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California LCFS prices slide back from record highs

Published 16:44 on August 10, 2018  /  Last updated at 16:44 on August 10, 2018  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

Prices for California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) credits retreated this week as sell-side pressure reversed gains made in late July that helped notch several records.

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NA Markets: WCI auction comes into focus as RGGI prices dip

Published 22:44 on August 9, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:48 on August 9, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Activity in the California carbon market picked up this week as market participants looked ahead to next week’s quarterly auction, while RGGI prices fell as key member states advanced clean energy policies.

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